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Yep, Chicago Is Still Frozen. (PHOTOS)

02/04/2014 05:54 pm ET | Updated Feb 04, 2014

Nearly a month ago, Chicago was covered in ice in the wake of the historic polar vortex, making for eerily beautiful images of the Midwestern city.

Flash forward into February and, sure enough, the city -- like much of the Great Lakes region -- is still frozen as it remains in the grip of a winter that has been among the snowiest and coldest it's ever seen. January 2014 was the third snowiest January -- and 10th snowiest -- in the city's history. According to WGN meteorologist, Chicago's winter to date has been the fifth snowiest on the books and the 10th coldest among 143 years of weather records.

By now, Chicago's weather forecast sounds like a rerun: Up to four inches of snow and high winds are expected to hit Chicago beginning about 6 p.m. Tuesday and continuing through noon Wednesday, according to ABC Chicago. Meanwhile, low temperatures are expected to dip below zero starting on Wednesday night, marking the first of three consecutive nights of subzero temps, the Chicago Tribune reports.

So, while we all dream of this..

Let's just bask in the beauty of Chicago's Siberia-like winter wonderland.

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    The pier at 31st Street is coated with ice during a snowy day in Chicago, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Ice covers a breakwater on Lake Michigan at the 39th Street Harbor, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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    Ice forms as waves crash along the lake shore as Navy Pier's Ferris Wheel is seen in the background Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
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    Ice forms as waves crash along the Lake Michigan shore Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
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    Ice forms along the shore of Lake Michigan as temperatures hovered around -10 degrees on January 28, 2014. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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    Ice forms along the shore of Lake Michigan as temperatures hovered around -10 degrees on January 28, 2014. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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    With temperatures hovering around -10 degrees steam rises from Lake Michigan January 27, 2014. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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    The tugboat Commissioner breaks up ice in Burnham Harbor near the Loop on January 21, 2014. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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    Ice surrounds the boat slips in Burnham Harbor near the Loop on January 21, 2014.(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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    Ice builds up on the Chicago River as temperatures drop below zero January 27, 2014. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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    Ice covers the shore at 31st Street Beach as temperatures drop below zero January 27, 2014. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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    A man walks on ice along the shore of Lake Michigan as storm clouds, which dumped several inches of lake-effect snow on the city, heads east over the lake on January 21, 2014. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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    An aerial view shows downtown Chicago surrounded by snow and icy Lake Michigan Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

Six more weeks? We can handle this.

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